Give me a word, Lord: BE A FRIEND

Job 2:1-13 When Job’s three friends, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhit and Zophar the Naamathite, heard about all the troubles that had come upon him, they set out from their homes and met together by agreement to go and sympathize with him and comfort him. When they saw him from a distance, they could hardly recognizeContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: BE A FRIEND”

Give me a word, Lord: THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

Luke 11:28 But Jesus answered, “Rather, how happy are those who hear the word of God and obey it!” Psalm 144:15 Happy are the people whose God is the Lord! Psalm 34:8 Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. Philippians 4:11-13 I am not saying this because I am in need, for IContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS”

Give me a word, Lord: DO YOU KNOW?

Ephesians 4:20-24 That, however, is not the way of life you learned when you heard about Christ and were taught in him in accordance with the truth that is in Jesus. You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made newContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: DO YOU KNOW?”

Give me a Word, Lord: CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?

Romans 12:9-17 Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.Continue reading “Give me a Word, Lord: CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?”

Give me a word, Lord: JUST FISHING

Luke 5:4-10 When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” When they had done so, they caught such a large numberContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: JUST FISHING”

Give me a word, Lord: JUST SMILE

Proverbs 15:30 “A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health.” Proverbs 15:13-15 “A glad heart makes a happy face; a broken heart crushes the spirit.  Psalm 126:2-3 “Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, “The LORD has doneContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: JUST SMILE”

Give me a word, Lord: EXPECTING ANSWERS

James 1:5-7 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.  But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.  That person should notContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: EXPECTING ANSWERS”

Give me a word, Lord: FACING GIANTS

I Samuel 17:45-47 David said to the Philistine, “You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. 46 This day the Lord will deliver you into my hands, and I’ll strike you down and cut off your head. This veryContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: FACING GIANTS”

Give me a word, Lord: FAINTING GOATS & THE SACRIFICIAL LAMB

I Peter 1:19-22 It was the precious blood of Christ, the sinless, spotless Lamb of God. God chose him as your ransom long before the world began, but now in these last days he has been revealed for your sake. Through Christ you have come to trust in God. And you have placed your faithContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: FAINTING GOATS & THE SACRIFICIAL LAMB”